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2021 Press Releases

DatePress Release
09/15/2021Board of Commissioners Press Release - September 15th, 2021 (PDF)
Response to Public Health Order
09/01/2021Health Department News Release - September 1st, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County Health Department Issues Public Health Order Requiring Face Masks in Educational Settings
08/13/2021Trial Court Press Release - August 13th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County Trial Court Updated COVID-19 Policies.
08/12/2021Emergency Management Press Release #7 - August 12th, 2021 (PDF)
The Majority of Berrien County Residents have Their Power Restored - Work Continues.
08/11/2021Emergency Management Press Release # 6 - August 11th, 2021 (PDF)
The Four Cooling Stations Will Be Closing at 4:00 PM Today
08/11/2021Emergency Management Press Release #5 - August 11th, 2021 (PDF)
Another Cooling Center Has Been Opened
08/11/2021Emergency Management Press Release #4 - August 11th, 2021 (PDF)
Continued Power Outages and Flooding in the Southwest Portion of Berrien County
08/10/2021Emergency Management Press Release #3 - August 10th, 2021 (PDF)
Update: All Cooling Centers will be closing at 9 PM this evening
08/10/2021Emergency Management Press Release #2 - August 10th, 2021 (PDF)
Updated: Flooding and Power Outages in Southwest Berrien County
08/10/2021Emergency Management Press Release - August 10th, 2021 (PDF)
Flooding and Power Outage Update: List of Cooling Centers
08/10/2021Road Department Press Release - August 10th, 2021 (PDF)
Bridgman Area Flooding Event & Power Outage
08/02/2021Health Department News Release - August 2nd, 2021 (PDF)
Annual "Breastfeeding on the Bluff" Event Returns to Celebrate Breastfeeding in Berrien County
07/29/2021Health Department Joint News Release - July 29th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County Health Officials Urge COVID-19 Vaccination for Adolescents
07/27/2021Health Department Joint News Release - July 27th, 2021 (PDF)Collaboration of Organizations in Southwest Michigan Join Forces to Increase COVID-19 Vaccination Rates
06/25/2021Trial Court Press Release - June 25th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County Trial Court Moves to Phase 4
06/24/2021Health Department News Release - June 24th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County Health department Announces New Interim Health Officer
06/21/2021Health Department News Release - June 21st, 2021 (PDF)
Benton Harbor Farmers Market Set to Open on Wednesday, June 23rd.
06/10/2021Berrien County Board of Commissioners Press Release - June 10th, 2021 (PDF)
Madeline Bertrand Grant
06/03/2021Berrien County Board of Commissioners Press Release - June 3rd, 2021 (PDF)
Return to In-Person Meetings
05/14/2021Berrien County Emergency Management Press Release - May 14th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County Needs Input from Public to Identify Disaster Problem Areas and Suggested Solutions.
05/13/2021Health Department News Release - May 14th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County Health Department to begin administering Pfizer vaccine to 12-15 year olds.
04/26/2021Health Department News Release - May 13th, 2021 (PDF)
Administration of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Will Resume in Berrien County
04/15/2021Berrien County Public Safety Communication Center Press Release - April 15th, 2021 (PDF)
Four 911 Telecommunicators Honored at Berrien County Board of Commissioners' Meeting
04/13/2021Health Department News Release - April 13th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination Update
04/05/2021Joint News Release - April 13th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County COVID-19 Vaccination Update
03/25/21Berrien County Press Release - March 25th, 2021 (PDF)
Declaration of State of Emergency
03/18/21Berrien County Press Release - March 18th, 2021 (PDF)
Information Regarding the Open Meeting Act
03/18/21Berrien County Press Release - March 18th, 2021 (PDF)
Power Outage at the Animal Control, Health Department, & Road Department Facilities
03/16/21Joint News Release - March 4th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County COVID-19 Vaccination Update
03/04/21Health Department News Release (PDF)
Berrien County Health Department Expands Access to COVID-19 Vaccination
02/22/21Health Department News Release - February 22nd, 2021 (PDF)
COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments for Tuesday, February 23rd Postponed due to Unforeseen Nationwide Vaccine Shipment Delays
01/28/21County Press Release - January 28th, 2021 (PDF)
Recycling Berrien County Parks Annual Entrance Passes into one of a kind guitar picks.
01/28/21Sheriff's Department Press Release - January 28th, 2021 (PDF)
St. Joseph Records Lobby Opens by Appointment Only
01/06/21Health Department News Release - January 6th, 2021 (PDF)
Berrien County Health Department Statement on Announcement of Michigan Moving to Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccination
01/05/21Health Department News Release - January 5th, 2021 (PDF)
Vaccination for COVID-19 Continues in Berrien County



2020 Press Releases

12/29/20Health Department News Release (PDF)
COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts Underway in Berrien County
12/11/20Berrien County Board of Commissioners Press Release (PDF)
Berrien County Commissioners accepts challenge aimed at supporting Berrien County Businesses
11/30/20Berrien County Press Release (PDF)
Love Creek County Park Receives New Ski Equipment
11/19/20Berrien County Board of Commissioners Press Release (PDF)
Board and Commission Vacancies - Application (PDF)
11/14/2020County Clerk Press Release (PDF)
District 5 Commissioner Race
11/13/2020County Press Release (PDF)
Berrien County Announces Updates in Response to COVID-19
11/12/2020Sheriff's Department Press Release (PDF)
Sheriff’s Office Records Lobby Closed to the Public
11/09/2020Health Department News Release (PDF)
Health Department Shifts Prioritization of COVID-19 Case Investigations
11/03/2020Health Department News Release (PDF)
It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Vaccine This Year; Residents Urged to Protect Themselves
10/26/20Berrien County Trial Court Press Release (PDF)
Plan to Return to Full Capacity - Return to Phase Two
7/27/2020Joint News Release (PDF)
Berrien County Health Officials Note COVID-19 Cases Trending Upward
7/14/2020Health Department News Release (PDF)
Employers encouraged to use the online tool to ensure health and safety for staff, patrons
7/13/2020Sheriff’s Department Press Release (PDF)
In regard to Executive Order 2020-147, wearing of masks in indoor public spaces
6/24/2020Community Development Press Release (PDF)
Applications for Farmland Preservation Program Available
6/24/2020County Press Release (PDF)
Berrien County Board of Commissioners’ Meetings Continue to Be Held Virtually
6/18/2020Joint Press Release #23 (PDF)
Berrien County Extends Local State of Emergency, Re-Opens Facilities in Phases
List of Available County Services During Re-Opening Phases
6/11/2020Sheriff’s Department Press Release (PDF)
Sheriff’s Office Records Lobby Opening by Appointment Only on June 15th, 2020
6/10/2020Health Department News Release (PDF)
Health Department Reminds of the Importance of Preventive Health Care Services
6/03/2020Health Department News Release (PDF)
Health Department Monitoring Potential for Vector-Borne Illness in Berrien County
6/01/2020Joint Press Release #22 (PDF)
Berrien County Provides Additional COVID-19 Data on Updated Dashboard
5/28/2020Joint Press Release #21 (PDF)
Michigan National Guard Assists with Voluntary COVID-19 Testing for Berrien County Jail and Long-Term Care Facilities
5/28/2020County Press Release (PDF)
Board of Commissioners Meeting Cancelled
5/15/2020Joint Press Release #20 (PDF)
Berrien County Organizations Provide COVID-19 Response Updates
5/08/2020Joint Press Release #19 (PDF)
Berrien County Departments Collaborate on Reopening Guidance for Workplaces
4/30/2020Joint Press Release #18 (PDF)
New Website Shows Additional COVID-19 Data in Berrien County
4/29/2020Joint Press Release #17 (PDF)
Berrien County Announces Expanded Capability for COVID-19 Testing
4/23/2020EOC Press Release (PDF)
Berrien County Business Join Together to Help out during Pandemic
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4/23/2020County Press Release (PDF)
At the Berrien County Board of Commissioners virtual meeting held today, April 23, 2020, they authorized the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners to submit a letter on their behalf to Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
Letter to the Governor (PDF)
4/22/2020Trial Court Press Release (PDF)
Public Access to Court Proceedings – Michigan Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-6
4/20/2020Joint Press Release #16 (PDF)
Berrien County Encourages Residents to Contribute to COVID-19 Response
4/17/2020Joint Press Release #15 (PDF)
Pine Ridge Focused on Resident, Employee Safety After Identifying COVID-19 Positive Cases
4/13/2020Joint Press Release #14 (PDF)
COVID-19 Illness Cluster Identified at Benton Harbor Long Term Care Facility
4/10/2020
Berrien County Officials React to Extension of the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order in Michigan
4/09/2020Joint Press Release #12 (PDF)
Berrien County Calls for Volunteers, Donations to Fight COVID-19
4/06/2020Joint Press Release #11 (PDF)
Berrien County Health Officials Urge Commitment to Social Distancing
4/03/2020Joint Press Release #10 (PDF)
4/01/2020Joint Press Release #9 (PDF)
3/31/2020County Press Release (PDF)
Board of Commissioners Virtual Meeting
3/30/2020Joint Press Release #8 (PDF)
Berrien County announces first death due to COVID-19
3/26/2020Prosecuting Attorney Press Release (PDF)
Berrien County law enforcement receives guidance from Attorney General’s Office
3/26/2020Joint News Release #7 (PDF)
Berrien County declares local state of emergency in response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic
3/24/2020County News Release (PDF)
Board of Commissioners Meeting Cancellation
3/24/2020Joint News Release #6 (PDF)
Berrien County COVID-19 Updates
3/23/2020Joint News Release #5 (PDF)
Berrien County Clarified Executive Order 2020-21
3/23/2020Joint News Release #4 (PDF)
Berrien County Officials Emphasize Importance of "Stay At Home" Order
3/23/2020Joint News Release #3 (PDF)
Berrien County Announces Additional Cases of COVID-19
3/21/2020Joint News Release #2 (PDF)
Berrien County Reports Positive Cases of COVID-19
3/20/2020County Press Release (PDF)
Berrien County Announces Service Updates in Response to COVID-19
3/19/2020Trial Court Emergency Essential Operations Plan (PDF)
3/18/2020Health Department News Release #1 (PDF)
Potential Exposure to COVID-19 at March 8th Concert in Berrien Springs
3/18/2020Trial Court COVID-19 Response (PDF)
3/18/2020Health Department News Release (PDF)
Health Department Alters Program Operations in Response to COVID-19
3/13/2020Health Department News Release (PDF)
Health Department Responds to State-Wide K-12 School Closure due to COVID-19
3/3/2020Health Department News Release (PDF)
Health Department Finds Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure at Local Piercing Facility
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